I’ve made more progress on the next version of Manila Envelope. It will now cache department names retrieved from a Manila site. There’s one lingering issue — the problem with spaces in department names. If I can get that fixed I’ll be home free.
New York Times: Landscapes Under Siege. The administrative review board for the Interior Department has halted oil exploration in Utah’s Dome Plateau, and “suggested that the bureau had ‘capriciously’ ignored environmental reviews mandated by federal law.” The editorial concludes: Nobody expects the administration to retreat from its basic theology that aggressive exploration of the public [...]